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NRA under fire as corporate companies sever ties

NRA under fire as corporate companies sever ties The bank had previously advertised the "Official Credit Card of the NRA", according to the Omaha World-Herald - a Visa card with 5 percent back on gas and sporting good purchases. It's imperative to vote out the many Florida politicians - no matter their political affiliation - who kowtow to the gun lobby and replace them with people who value the rights of children to live out their lives over ... [Full Article...]

Giant Sloth Fossils, Mayan Relics Discovered in World's Largest Flooded Cave

Giant Sloth Fossils, Mayan Relics Discovered in World's Largest Flooded Cave They have been exploring the artefacts left in the caves over the millennia, in a project sponsored by Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH). Following the preliminary research was done in less than a month, the scientists and researchers have found enthralling evidence, relics of the late Mayan civilization that suggest the end of the world by 2012. [Full Article...]

Delta, United end discounted rate for NRA members

Delta, United end discounted rate for NRA members Friday Delta defended its program saying its contract with the NRA was a matter of routine and in fact, the airline offers a couple of thousand such deals with other corporate partners. "If other companies continue to (cut ties) it can start to have an adverse public relations effect", Spitzer said. -Hertz. Like Enterprise, vehicle rental company Hertz also ended discounts to NRA members. [Full Article...]

Fourth British tourist dies after Grand Canyon helicopter crash

Fourth British tourist dies after Grand Canyon helicopter crash Three of Udall's friends died. Six passengers and a pilot were on board the Papillon Airways EC-130 when it crashed into the Arizona landmark. British tourist Jonathan Udall was on honeymoon with his wife , Ellie Milward, when the chopper they were riding in crashed near Quartermaster Canyon, about 60 miles west of Peach Springs, Ariz., on February 10. [Full Article...]

Syahrin chosen as Malaysia's first MotoGP rider

Syahrin chosen as Malaysia's first MotoGP rider In a statement released on Thursday, Tech 3 - which made its premier-class debut in 2001 and has been with Yamaha ever since - did not specify which bikes it will run going forward, but confirmed it has already received an offer it "couldn't say no" to. [Full Article...]

Ivanka Trump presses for 'maximum pressure' on North

Ivanka Trump presses for 'maximum pressure' on North Ivanka Trump told South Korea's president on Friday that she will use her visit to the Winter Olympics to advocate maximum pressure on North Korea to halt its nuclear program. and North Korean officials have yet to make direct contact. She has some popularity in Asia, and the perception of her as a smoother player in her father's administration - and, not inconsequentially, a younger one as w... [Full Article...]

International Red Cross: 21 resigned or fired since 2015 in sex cases

International Red Cross: 21 resigned or fired since 2015 in sex cases This ban, in place since 2006, applies worldwide and at all times, including in locations where prostitution is legal, as the ICRC believes that staff paying for sex is incompatible with the values and mission of the organisation". "The staff member was dismissed without a reference and contracts of associates were terminated", the statement said. Since then, Haiti has suspended Oxfam GB from op... [Full Article...]

Democratic memo: Here are the key points in Schiff's document

Democratic memo: Here are the key points in Schiff's document President Donald Trump had argued that making the Democrats' memo available to the public would reveal intelligence gathering sources and methods. "FBI and DOJ officials did not "abuse" the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) process, omit material information, or subvert this vital tool to spy on the Trump campaign", the Democratic memo asserts. [Full Article...]

Trump delivers speech to Conservative Political Action Conference

Trump delivers speech to Conservative Political Action Conference But as he read in a monotone, the president suddenly caught his own image on a giant video monitor. He then turned around and patted his hair down, before saying: "I try like hell to hide that bald spot, folks". Joining the brigade, the US President took it upon himself to poke fun at his hair and stole the show. Trump blamed ailing Republican Senator John McCain for impeding efforts to ... [Full Article...]

3 rental auto companies cancel discounts for NRA members

3 rental auto companies cancel discounts for NRA members For more than a decade, the First National Bank of Omaha - one of the nation's largest privately owned banks - had issued what its ads described as the "Official Credit Card of the NRA", according to the Omaha World-Herald . The NRA also did not make a statement regarding companies distancing themselves from the organization. Separately, insurance company Chubb Limited said Friday that it... [Full Article...]

FL shooting father: 'I was on a mission' at Trump meeting

FL shooting father: 'I was on a mission' at Trump meeting Students from Florida State University and Florida A&M University marched from their campuses to join the crowd of thousands in support of the high school student activists. Neighbor Nelson Sandy said he saw Peterson leave his house around 3 p.m., driving his work vehicle and accompanied by at least two Palm Beach Sheriff's Office deputies driving their work vehicles. [Full Article...]

Newly-wed Groom dies after a Wedding Gift explodes; Groom's Grandmother also dies

Newly-wed Groom dies after a Wedding Gift explodes; Groom's Grandmother also dies Balangir ( Odisha ), Feb 24 ( ANI): In a shocking incident, a wedding gift received by a couple exploded in which the groom Killed and it injured two other persons in Odisha's Balangir. The man's wife was critically injured in the blast on Friday in the eastern state of Odisha, police said. They are looking into who handed it to them at the ceremony, and what kind of explosive was used. [Full Article...]

After Nirav Modi, Delhi Jeweller Accused Of Rs 390 Crore Bank Fraud

After Nirav Modi, Delhi Jeweller Accused Of Rs 390 Crore Bank Fraud In a bid to recover the dues, the bank had also approached the buyers, including Devi Jewells, Mannat FZE and PlatDiam International, but without any success. As it turned out, the accused "exporters" were using the credit facility for discounting of bills under the LoCs established by various financial institutions. [Full Article...]

Temperatures to plummet as cold snap from Siberia to hit London

Temperatures to plummet as cold snap from Siberia to hit London It's down to a rare North Pole phenomenon called "sudden stratospheric warming". The Met Office said initial patchy cloud would soon disperse leading to a clear but cold day, with a brisk southeasterly wind, which produce a noticeable windchill. [Full Article...]

Barnaby Joyce and partner Vikki Campion break silence

Barnaby Joyce and partner Vikki Campion break silence Joyce himself has been attempting to downplay his latest bout with scandal, lashing out at the Prime Minister - at one point calling him " inept " - and asserting that his affair, and now pregnancy, with Campion is " between me and my God ", has turned into a " morality discussion ", and is anxious that their unborn child will now be viewed as " somehow less worthy than other children ", which is ... [Full Article...]

Ivanka Trump, US charmer-in-chief, touches down in South Korea

Ivanka Trump, US charmer-in-chief, touches down in South Korea For the opening, Kim Jong Un sent his sister, Kim Yo Jong, who was instantly dubbed by the local press "the Ivanka Trump of North Korea " because of her family connections and PR efforts. The White House has emphasized that the objective of her visit is to celebrate the achievements of the athletes, noting that she is a winter sports enthusiast herself. [Full Article...]

Premier Pallister's Statement on Tina Fontaine

Premier Pallister's Statement on Tina Fontaine The jury has already heard that Tina was raised by her great-aunt on the Sagkeeng First Nation, 120 kilometres north of Winnipeg, but went to the city to visit her mother. Several people camped out on the front lawn of the Legislative Building Thursday night, hoping to spark change in the treatment of Indigenous people. [Full Article...]

Trump criticises Federal Bureau of Investigation over Florida school shooting

Trump criticises Federal Bureau of Investigation over Florida school shooting The White House did not say which school would be involved. The tweets follow the announcement on Friday that special counsel Robert Mueller had charged 13 Russians and three Russian companies with a conspiracy to tamper in the 2016 us election. [Full Article...]

PM Modi launches Rs.1000-cr development projects in Daman

PM Modi launches Rs.1000-cr development projects in Daman Modi remarked that Daman is among the cleanest union territories in India. The Prime Minister began with the changes that India is undergoing not just in terms of economy but also in terms of the transformation people are experiencing in their lives. [Full Article...]

Buran, il vento gelido siberiano arriva in Campania

Buran, il vento gelido siberiano arriva in Campania Qualche grado in più è atteso sulle regioni centro-meridionali prima del fine settimana ma attenzione alla prossima settimana: nonostante la traiettoria del nucleo freddo in arrivo dalla Russian Federation è ancora piuttosto incerta, le temperature potranno subire comunque un sensibile calo specialmente sulle regioni settentrionali e su quelle centrali adriatiche, portandosi anche di 10-15° ... [Full Article...]


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